Where She Went/The Gardens of Kyoto/Our Kind/A Short History of Women/The Sunken Cathedral/His Favorites

By: Walbert, Kate

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This offering is for a complete set of Kate Walbert's six works - all have been SIGNED by Kate Walbert on their title pages! These include: 1) "Where She Went" (1998) - her debut collection of linked stories that have been called "Lyrical, sad, beautiful, and triumphant stories of journeys deep inside one's soul." Edwidge Danticat. Named a New York Times Notable Book. 2) "The Gardens of Kyoto" (2001) - "...Her fine, delicate prose captures voices that we don't hear much anymore, and she guides us from past to present, and from death to life, with ... deep understanding." Amy Bloom. Winner of the Connecticut Book Award for Fiction. 3) "Our Kind" (2004) - "With stunning lyricism and acute wisdom, Kate Walbert takes us into the lives of women of a certain age ... A superb and muscial performance, this novel-in-stories reminds us of those most basic human needs and desires that link us all, no matter our gender or status." National Book Award Citation, 2004. A Finalist for the National Book Award. 4) "A Short History of Women" (2009) - A profoundly moving portrayal of the complicated legacies of mothers and daughters, chronicling five generations of women from the close of the nineteenth century through the early years of the twenty-first. A Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award and also one of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2009. 5) "The Sunken Cathedral" (2015) - A deeply moving novel that follows a cast of characters as they negotiate one of Manhattan's swiftly changing neighborhoods, extreme weather, and the perils and unease of twenty-first century life. A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year as well as a New York Times Editors' Choice. 6) "His Favorites" (2018) - "That Kate Walbert has managed to write a novel that is riveting, terrifying, and yet always charmingly buoyant, speaks volumes to how well she understands women. If you're trying to figue out what's going on, how these things happen, read 'His Favorites.' It is exactly the book for our times." Ann Patchett. Sold here as a set only - additional postage may be required - will be advised at cost.

Title: Where She Went/The Gardens of Kyoto/Our Kind/A Short History of Women/The Sunken Cathedral/His Favorites

Author Name: Walbert, Kate

Categories: Modern First Editions,

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Publisher: Louisville, KY / New York, NY, Sarabande Books/Scribner: 1998

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8740